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11 Jul : 16:49

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Family: Liliev - Liliaceae

Origin: South America, South Africa

Ubiquitous plant, known in Bulgaria as "cactus - The miraculous cure for all diseases. There are about 1500 sub aloe, are distributed mainly in areas of desert, hot and dry climates, where for many months no rain. To survive the critical dry period, exhausted root, which is not any moisture left, keeps the size and development of the plant by automatically producing in its branching protective substances that maintain the life of the plant. These so-called. Nutrient-stimulating substances, only Aloe Vera / Aloe vera (Aloe ferox), are not yet fully tested chemically, but carried over into the human body, activate the tissues of all systems and debilitated by illness led to a complete body regeneration.
Individual flowers are tubes hanging down. Old specimens bloom in spring, with colors ranging from dark red through orange and pink to bright yellow.

Because aloe contains 95% water, it is extremely unstable and warm temperatures to cold. Aloe is highly svetlolyubivo plant. Soil should be moderately and highly enriched drainage. In the summer should be watered sparingly. From spring until late autumn can be taken out - in the garden or balcony. In winter light and stored in cool place and watered very moderately enough to dried roots. During the intensive growth can be dressed with a weak solution of mineral fertilizers, but more often than 1 time for 10 days.
1. Feroks Aloe (A. vera)
Aloe ferox (A. vera)
2. Aloe Aristarchus (with larger shipcheta)
Aloe aristata
Aloe is a flower garden, but some specimens are saksiini ROOM and suitable for cultivation. If aloe is open, it must be planted by a sunny spot or shade of gray. In the ambient atmosphere should be kept near the heat source and near the window in order to procure the necessary amount of sunlight.
Multiply through by top seed and cuttings. Aloe reproduced from the side and upper shoots, which, after being cut left open to dry 2-3 weeks. Cuttings are planted in clay soil mixed with gravel and leave a light in a warm room. The first two weeks is not irrigated. After the appearance of roots are watered carefully. Taking some time and become healthy plant species is low on transplant in pot with soil and sand. Not rotten to his roots, good drainage is necessary.
Not spray!

Spring and fall - every 3 - 4 weeks - a fertilizer for flowering plants.

Only when this is necessary, ie where the roots of the plant has made the bottom of the pot - spring.

- Dividing heads - the finger - a separate wall jack should be left to dry;
- Cuttings - some species have stalks, not outlets - in soil, waiting to be cut dry;
- Seeds.

- Prepolivane leads to decay;
- Wetting the jack leads to decay;
- High temperature in winter and plenty of watering leads to decay.

- If the leaves become dry and brown, caused by drought;
- If you become a whitish color caused by insufficient light.

Other features:
- The leaves are serrated or shipcheta covered with small, juicy, with a grayish metallic hue.
- Old specimens bloom in spring. Individual flowers are tubes hanging down.
- Likes ventilated place.
- Medicinal properties have only Aloe Vera / Aloe vera (Aloe ferox).

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